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WebCalc calculations help

I discovered this gem of a web site while trying to calculate how many shingles will cover a geodesic dome! June 24, 2007

Good-bye old Mac...

Loading up two heaping pick-up truck loads to haul all these old Macs off to the recycling center brought mixed emotions June 10, 2007

Google: Washington to London

Here's a brief look at my humorous discovery that Google Maps does indeed render the shortest distance... even if a bit impractical! May 13, 2007

Do you gamble online?

An old internet controversy is rearing its ugly head again as the line is drawn in the sand between the pros and cons of online gambling... May 6, 2007

Giving up on Google Ad Sense

In my own search for answers about Google's AdSense sharp decline, I ran across this Sramana Mitra, a bright, young author associated with MIT and internet marketing strategies. She has graciously provided this article for all our benefit. April 18, 2007

Second Life...is society ready for it?

... if your life isn't fulfilling enough, you can join Second Life -- where anything goes. David Pogue and Kristen Powers take you into the bowels of the web: SecondLife. March 11, 2007

Phishing for Dollars... if they can... they will

... if they can... they will. With browsers, web sites and financial institutions becoming more and more anti-phishing savvy, organized online crime also raises the bar. February 15, 2007

2007 Predictions... from online authorities

Computer Threats Predictions for 2007, Messagelabs and a number of others comment on the complexity of attacks on your computer are predicted to continue in 2007 January 15, 2007

AOL Gone Bad... when to cut and run?

Herein is the long and sad story of how spam and online crime have driven some ISPs to blind, extreme measures which threaten the very usability of the internet. AOL, one of the world's longest trusted providers can no longer be trusted... it's sad but true. August 15, 2006

#187 Net Neutrality... or, The Bandwidth Wars

Big changes are afoot in the way the internet works and 'net neutrality' is a conundrum with so much misinformation, confusion and media lip service floating around that no one seems to really know what's going on. Two things are for sure: it is NOT going away, and it IS going to be a media feeding frenzy. July 16, 2006